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24 Ashburton Tce Fremantle

Location Details

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Construction Date

Constructed from 1927, Constructed from 1928

Demolition Year


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Statement of Significance

House, 24 Ashburton Terrace, is a single storey timber and iron house dating from 1927. The place has aesthetic value for its contribution to the streetscape and the surrounding area. It is representative of the typical building stock located within the residential areas of Fremantle. It is historically significant as a representation of typical workers' houses in the Fremantle area. The place is an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture.

Physical Description

House, 24 Ashburton Terrace is a single storey timber and zincalume house constructed in the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are timber framed and clad with painted weatherboard. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with zincalume. The gable has timber battens in a fan style. There is a red brick corbelled chimney evident. The verandah is under a continuous roof supported by square timber posts. The asymmetrical front façade has a protruding front room under the gable roof with timber framed double hung sash windows, and in the recess is the front door and a similar set of timber framed windows. To this side is a fibrous cement addition. The house is situated at street level. There is a masonry wall to the front boundary line.


In 1924/25 the land on which house 24 Ashburton Terrace is located was vacant and belonged to Harry Norman Highman and William John Highman who owned much of the surrounding area. Ownership changed in 1927/28 to May Jane Mayne and in the same rate period she had a house built on the lot. In 1932/33 May Mayne has been crossed out as the owner/occupier and Francis Edward McCaw written in. McCaw was still residing there in 1947.

The house is on Lot 43 and was originally number 12. The street numbers changed to the current ones in 1934/35.

The house is on lots 43 & 51 of FTL 769 & 761.


High degree of integrity (original intent clear, current use compatible, high long term sustainability).
Medium degree of authenticity with some original fabric remaining.
(These statements based on street survey only).


Condition assessed as good (assessed from streetscape survey only).

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall TIMBER Weatherboard
Roof METAL Zincalume

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

08 Aug 2010

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Last Update

22 Mar 2019


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